Half the people of the Central African Republic needs humanitarian aid due to a collapse of the rule of law and a failure by United Nations peacekeepers to establish security.
Eighty percent of the population in Central African Republic depends on humanitarian aid. The key thing that the country needs the most is security.
Christian and Muslim religious leaders from the Central African Republic received an international award for their role in preventing sectarian war in their country.
The Caritas-backed Interfaith Peace Platform aimed at ending conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) is the recipient of the 2015 Sergio Vieira de Mello Prize. Archbishop of Bangui, Mgr. Dieudonné Nzapalainga, President of Caritas Central Africa, will be among the recipients.
The president of Caritas Central African Republic is one of three people to be chosen for an international award for their work in inter-religious dialogue.
Caritas warns that refugees from the Central African Republic will suffer if funding by the international community isn’t increased this year.
Nathalie Balakadja and her seven children have been living in a displacement camp in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR), for more than four months with assistance provided by Caritas.